Ride to the Tide
2015 Ride to the Tide: 954 bikers, 353 passengers, $43,000 (all records)
The Delaware Blue Knights - Chapter 1 organizes this Law Enforcement fundraising event -- sponsored by Delmarva Power and supported byJake's Seafood House, WBOC-16 and Fox 21 Delmarva-- involving hundreds of motorcycles taking part in a police-escorted ride from Newark or Dover, to Rehoboth Beach, in support of Special Olympics Delaware.
Date, time and location
Event date: 2016 date TBA
Police escorts enable riders to continue nonstop the entire length of the Ride to the Tide. Bikers depart from UD athletic complex in Newark at 10:30 a.m. or the Blue Hen Corporate Center (formerly Blue Hen Mall) in Dover at 12 noon.
The ride ends at Jake's Seafood House in Rehoboth Beach at approximately 1 p.m., where bikers and passengers will enjoy a complimentary lunch.
History of the event
The 2015 Ride to the Tide: 954 bikers, 353 passengers, $43,000 (all records)
More than $183,500 has been raised in the event's eight-year history.